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Statement on agreement in principle between Commissioner Vestager and UK Government on RBS commitment27/07/2017 16:10:00
Statement on agreement in principle between Commissioner Vestager and UK Government on RBS commitment
EC confirms unannounced inspections in the ethylene purchasing sector27/07/2017 15:25:00
The EC can confirm that on 16 May 2017 its officials carried out unannounced inspections at the premises of companies active in ethylene purchasing, in several Member States.
EC acts to preserve the rule of law in Poland27/07/2017 14:42:00
The EC has decided to launch an infringement proceeding against Poland for breaches of EU law. The College will immediately send a Letter of Formal Notice once the Law on the Ordinary Courts Organisation is published.
EU-Canada PNR agreement: EC statement on the Opinion of the European Court of Justice27/07/2017 14:15:00
The EC takes note of the Opinion of the European Court of Justice on the envisaged EU-Canada PNR agreement. The EC will now carefully assess the Opinion and its potential impact.
The EU is driving work to share information, combat terrorist financing & protect Europeans online27/07/2017 13:15:00
The 9th Security Union progress report highlights the recent steps taken to prevent terrorist financing through trafficking in cultural goods and improve the interoperability of EU information systems.